LAHORE – ZS Polo Team qualified for the main final of the Guard Group Polo Cup 2021 after beating Remington Pharma by a narrow margin of 5½-5 in the semifinal played here at the Lahore Polo Club ground on Friday.
The semifinal between ZS Polo and Remington Pharma proved to be a nail-biting encounter, where after a tough fight, ZS Polo succeeded in winning the crucial match with a score of 5½-5 and also booked berth in the main final against Team Country. From the winning team, which had a half goal handicap advantage, Lt Col Omer Minhas played superb polo and converted three tremendous goals while the remaining contribution came from Raja Arslan and Farasat Ali Chatha, who struck one goal apiece. From the losing team, Agha Musa fired in fantastic four goals while Taimoor Noon hit one.
On the other hand, Nagina Group defeated Security 2000 by 5-4 to qualify for the subsidiary final. From Nagina Group, Omar Elahi hammered a hat-trick and Omar Asjad Malhi pumped in two goals. From Security 2000, Captain Shaukat Ali Malik thrashed in three goals while Saif Noon converted one.